THE WINSLOW BOY By Terence Rattigan. A cadet is found guilty of stealing. The case escalates ------
Cadet Ronnie Winslow is expelled from the Royal Naval College accused of stealing. His father refuses to believe his guilt and demands a new enquiry. The fight, aided by a prominent QC, eventually goes as high as the House of Commons.
At great cost to the whole family, both financially and socially, the case to is fought to a conclusion.
First presented at The Lyric Theatre London in 1946. The action takes place in the family home in the years preceeding WW1
Terence Mervyn Rattigan
(1911 - 1977), the son of a career diplomat, he was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Oxford. For a decade after the Second World War he was one of England's leading playwrights but became unfashionable in the mid 50’s with the emergence of ‘Kitchen Sink Drama’
His plays include – The Browning Version, The Deep Blue Sea, Flare Path, French without Tears, Harlequinade, In Praise of Love, Man and Boy, Separate Tables, Who is Sylvia and the Winslow Boy,
Many of these are again prominent in the seasons of both Amateur and Professional companies
A leading North Manchester Actor in demand at a number of venues, John’s last two roles for the Whitefield Garrick have been ‘A Different way Home’ ( One Man Show) and as Jack in ‘The Weir’.
In recent years he has applied his theatrical insight to directing, notable at this venue with ‘Wuthering Heights’ and ‘Journeys End’
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